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Macronix files patent complaints against Spansion for infringement of 7 flash memory patents

Oct 3, 14:43

Macronix International announced on October 3 that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Spansion LLC and Spansion in the US for infringement of seven Macronix patents...

MediaTek, Qualcomm amend patent agreements

Sep 27, 10:25

Neither MediaTek nor Qualcomm has lodged any complaint against the other, formally, informally, or otherwise, to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the US International Trade...

Nichia to be active in patent war against Taiwan LED maker Everlight

Sep 16, 10:22

Japan-based Nichia will turn from reactive as in the past to proactive in filing patent infringement charges against Everlight Electronics, company chief legal officer Katsuyuki Akutagawa...

Everlight loses patent lawsuit against Nichia in Germany

Sep 12, 11:26

Dusseldorf District Court, Germany has ruled that Taiwan-based LED packaging company Everlight Electronics and its Germany-based subsidiary Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH have...

Electronics makers accused of patent infringement over point to point network communications devices

Sep 5, 21:17

Electronics makers have been accused of patent infringement by US-based patent holding firm Straight Path IP Group over point to point network communications devices.

Everlight wins blue LED patent dispute

Aug 22, 20:47

After The Japanese Patent Office (JPO) rendered Nichia's patent JP2780691 invalid on November 12, 2012, Nichia decided to file for a Correction Trial at the JPO to conduct claim amendment...

Macronix vows to defend against Spansion patent suit

Aug 15, 21:20

Macronix International has responded to Spansion's patent suit filing with the US ITC as saying the company will fully defend itself against allegations of patent infringement.

Spansion sues Macronix over flash patents

Aug 15, 15:35

Spansion has filed complaints against Taiwan-based Macronix International alleging past and ongoing widespread violations of Spansion's patents in a broad and growing range of Macronix...

Notebook vendors concerned about Apple application for USB/SD hybrid port patent, say Taiwan makers

Jul 5, 15:51

Apple has filed a patent application with the USPTO for a hybrid USB/SD port which combines a USB port with SD card slot to save space to make notebooks slimmer. Ultrabook vendors...

Largan sues Genius Electronic in US for patent infringement

Jun 14, 12:17

The largest Taiwan-based handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision on June 13 announced its filing of a lawsuit with the California Northern District Court against fellow maker...

Patent infringement lawsuit with Ledray does not affect operations, says Ledlink

Jun 3, 20:13

Taiwan-based LED optical lens maker Ledlink recently lost a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Taiwan-based LED heatsink maker Ledray, but the firm has stated that the case is not...

Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink

Phison warns several backend firms of possible patent infringement

May 24, 15:28

IC design house Phison Electronics has warned several Taiwan-based backend service providers that products being shipped to Silicon Motion Technology may infringe on its NAND flash...

HTC wins patent lawsuit over Nokia in Germany; production not affected by Netherlands injunction ruling

Apr 25, 21:29

The District Court of Mannheim, Germany, has dismissed a complaint filed by Nokia accusing HTC of infringing patent EP 1581016, covering a communications network terminal for accessing...

Chilisin signs patent license agreement with Vishay

Feb 19, 10:59

Chilisin Electronics has announced that the company and Vishay Intertechnology have entered into a worldwide, non-exclusive licensing agreement.

Lextar leads Taiwan-based LED makers in 2012 patent applications

Feb 18, 22:51

Lextar Electronics applied with the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs for 174 patents of which 125 ones were invention patents (the...

STATS ChipPAC enters into license and settlement agreement with Tessera

Jan 29, 11:30

STATS ChipPAC announced on January 29 that it has signed a patent license and settlement agreement with Tessera. The agreement results in the dismissal of all claims and counterclaims...

Taiwan FTC consents to formation of DVD patent alliance

Jan 25, 15:02

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on January 24 approved an application to form a DVD patent licensing alliance filed by Pioneer, Sony, Royal Philips Electronics and LG Electronics,...

TPK files lawsuits against Nokia and Huawei over touch panel patent infringements

Jan 9, 22:30

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK has filed lawsuits against Nokia and China-based Huawei technologies for patent infringements on the conductor pattern structure of the company's...

Japan 3-busbar solar cell patent affects OEM orders to Taiwan

Dec 12, 14:06

Japan-based Kyocera obtained a 3-busbar solar cell patent in Japan in September 2012. Some other Japan-based solar firms have been asking Taiwan-based solar cell OEM firms to change...

Everlight Electronics wins patent appeal against Nichia

Dec 4, 21:28

LED packaging company Everlight Electronics on December 4 announced that the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has made a judgment to uphold its claim on the invalidity of Japan-based LED...

Samsung, Apple patent disputes may escalate

Nov 23, 10:27

Samsung Electronics seems to be determined to continue to its patent disputes with Apple after the US smartphone vendors reached a settlement with Taiwan-based HTC, according to industry...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

HTC, Apple settle patent dispute

Nov 12, 10:53

HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.

E Ink sues Trekstor over patent usage

Nov 8, 16:14

E Ink's US-based subsidiary, E Ink Corporation, has announced that it is suing German-based Trekstor for use of E Ink technology patents.

Solar cell makers have yet to see impact from Kyocera 3-busbar patent

Oct 16, 12:18

Japan-based solar firm Kyocera obtained a patent for 3-busbar solar cell structure in Japan on September 4, 2012. According to foreign media reports, the firm may use the patent to...

AUO signs patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink and Hydis

Oct 12, 15:30

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has signed patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink Holdings and its subsidiary in South Korea, Hydis Technologies. The parties have agreed...

Nokia, HTC may engage in patent lawsuits over WP8 smartphones, say sources

Sep 27, 01:50

Nokia and HTC may engage in a new round of patent lawsuits over Windows Phone 8 models released recently by the two vendors due to their similar designs, according to industry sour...

IV settles patent disputes with Hynix, Elpida

Sep 25, 10:38

Intellectual Ventures (IV) has announced that it has reached settlement agreements with SK Hynix and Elpida Memory, and resolved all pending patent infringement litigation with both...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

E Ink and Sharp sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Jul 13, 14:36

E Ink, the world's largest electronic paper display (EPD) supplier has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Sharp to use TFT and LCD technologies.

SemiLEDs and Cree end patent litigation

Jun 27, 15:56

SemiLEDs Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced that SemiLEDs and Cree have agreed to end their respective patent infringement litigation...

InterDigital agrees to US$375 million patent transaction with Intel

Jun 19, 14:43

InterDigital and Intel have announced that certain of InterDigital's subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell to Intel roughly 1,700 patents and patent applications...

Nichia appeals patent ruling favoring Everlight

Jun 6, 01:45

Nichia has announced that the company has made an appeal with the Supreme Court of Japan against a Japan Patent Office's ruling in favor of Everlight Electronics over a patent disp...

Everlight wins YAG white light LED patent against Nichia

May 25, 16:19

Everlight Electronics recently filed an invalidation action with the Japan Patent Office against Nichia Corporation's YAG white light LED patent JP3503139 and has received the decision...

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